We would appreciate the opportunity to
work with you to help your client.
He opened a law office in Renton, where
he practiced for almost 40 years. Upon
retirement, Gouge and his wife seasonally lived in West Yellowstone, where they
enjoyed the outdoors for over 20 years.
His greatest honor was being feared by a
large rainbow trout.
H. Donald Gouge died Jan. 23, 2014,
at the age of 90.
George I. Hamano
George Hamano was born and raised
in Hawaii. Hamano graduated from the
University of Hawaii with a degree in civ-
il engineering. He received his J.D. from
Gonzaga University School of Law. He
began his career as a civil engineer for
the City and County of Los Angeles. After
moving back to the Seattle area, Hamano
became a litigator for the National Labor
Relations Board in Seattle. Hamano had
a passion for people, animals, the Cleve-
land Browns, and bargain shopping.
George I. Hamano died July 19, 2013,
at the age of 71.
Joseph Delaney Holmes Jr.
Joseph Holmes Jr. was born and raised
in Seattle and received both his undergraduate degree and law degree from
the University of Washington. After
serving in the Air Force, he started his
career as an attorney with the Internal
Revenue Service in San Francisco. He
returned to his hometown and enjoyed
a long career practicing tax and real
estate law at the firm Karr Tuttle Campbell, where he was a partner until retiring in 1997. Holmes enjoyed reading,
sports, investing, and the arts.
Joseph Delaney Holmes Jr. died Dec.
James E. Kennedy
James Kennedy was born in Cleveland,
Ohio. He served in the United States
Marine Corps, rising to the rank of a
corporal. He attended the University of
Washington, where he completed his
undergraduate and law degrees. After
working for one year as a law clerk, he
was hired by King County Prosecutor
Charles O. Carroll as a deputy prosecu-
tor. He became the chief civil deputy at
the Prosecutor’s Office, in charge of all
cases and functions apart from criminal
cases. In 1970, Kennedy opened a private
law practice along with Charles O. Car-
roll and two other attorneys. He enjoyed
the practice of law and steadfastly main-
tained that he would never retire. At the
age of 87, he became too ill to attend the
required continuing education courses
and he declared that he would have to
“hang it up.” He was a storyteller and a
master of witty one-liners, e.g., his com-
ment on the complexities of a case involv-
ing accounting disputes was, “Figures
don’t lie but liars can figure.”
James E. Kennedy died Sept. 30, 2013,
at the age of 88.
Judge Douglas D. McBroom
Judge Douglas McBroom grew up in Spokane. He received his undergraduate and
law degrees from the University of Chicago, and a master’s in criminal law from
Northwestern University. McBroom began his legal career as one of the nation’s
first police legal advisors, teaching officers in Pittsburgh to comply with the new
civil rights laws. He worked at the U.S.
Attorney’s Office in the Western District